- April 10, 2006
- MoMA in Middle Age
Critical opinion has jelled: The new Modern is too safe. Can it become more than just a museum again? Should it?
- April 10, 2006
- City Slicker: Fernando Meirelles
Director Fernando Meirelles' invigorating Brazilian TV series, City of Men, based on City of God (sort of), is premiering this week.
- April 3, 2006
- Influences: Matthew Barney
Drawing Restraint 9 artist Matthew Barney discusses his influences.
- March 27, 2006
- The Ex–Prince of Condé Nast
James Truman, no longer feeling Lucky, joins the art world.
- March 13, 2006
- Show and Tell: Bruno Rosier
In Bruno Rosier’s show at Aperture gallery and the accompanying book, the original, selfish reason for taking the picture—capturing that “I was here” moment—is elevated to a collective memory.
- February 27, 2006
- The Whitney Biennial 2006
A guide to the Whitney Museum's signature survey of contemporary art (March 2-May 28).
- February 20, 2006
- Moral Minority
Why is the art world so drawn to William Kentridge? Because he’s the rarest of political artists: a subtle, funny one.
- February 13, 2006
- Show and Tell: Tim Davis
In photographer Tim Davis' latest series, “Illilluminations,” light doesn’t reveal so much as strip, desensitize, and ultimately obscure
- January 9, 2006
- Show and Tell: Helen Levitt
“It’s not interesting to take pictures of people going places. You have to go to neighborhoods where they’re standing still or sitting.”
- December 19, 2005
In 2005, the bubble didn’t burst, and the Chelsea gallery scene kept expanding—while heavies like Matthew Marks and Damien Hirst called attention to themselves (yet again). The Met reestablished its stellar reputation. Digital art took a small step forward. Oh, and someone put a bunch of saffron fabric in the park.